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1. In football, what is the action of kicking a ball through an opponent's legs called?

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1. Which is Africa's only country with Spanish as an official language?

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1. Joey Bishop was a member of which group of entertainers often associated with Las Vegas?

9. Which now-rare disease of humans and animals, characterised by black skin lesions, takes its name from the Greek word for coal?

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1. 'Keep Fighting' was a sign on the wall of which football team's dressing room in the 1960s?

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1. What card game is said to have gained its name from the Galata Bridge which spans the Golden Horn and links the old and new parts of European Istanbul?

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Which scientific phrase was first uttered by the astronomer Fred Hoyle on BBC radio in 1949?

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1. The Rev CL Jackson was also known as 'The Million Dollar Voice'. Who was his soul singer daughter?

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1. What links the last king of Albania with the home of puppets Zig & Zag?

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24-Hour Room Service: Reid's Palace Madeira

For a hotel that is almost always full you rarely see your fellow guests at Reid's. Perhaps everyone is seduced by the comfy old-world sofas in their rooms, the Atlantic view from every balcony, or the many hidden benches in the dense tropical garden outside. Around the three swimming pools (two salt, one freshwater), a few well-preserved bodies lie recumbent under enormous hats. In the cocktail bar you may find the dance instructor refreshing a couple's foxtrot for tonight's dinner dance, but that's about it.

Asunción: The capital of Paraguay is the world's least expensive city

Its roaring trade in counterfeit goods conceals a dark yet fascinating history

48 Hours In: Stavanger

Oil put it on the map, but wooden houses and a fascinating fishing history provide this city's charm

Simon Calder: The Man Who Pays His Way

Listen here (and there): travelling can be such a sound experience

Newquay: Summer's over but the surf's still up

Even before The Beach Boys sang about waiting for the summer in " Surfin' USA", the activity was associated with the long hot days of June, July and August. The sun is out, and everyone's at the beach. But that's the problem: everyone's there. So, although the idea of putting a toe anywhere near the British sea in autumn might make you quake, don't think that surfing stops with summer. In autumn, the water is still warm, the swells are bigger – and the fickle summer surfers have shivered away.

Something to declare: Belgium; the Med for less; Algeria

Destination of the week: Belgium

Cuban deals: Book a package holiday to Castro's stronghold

After a lifetime of travelling independently, Lisa Francesca Nand booked a package holiday to Cuba. Oh, the guilt...

My Life In Travel: Actor Simon Callow

'I remember pebbles, Punch and Judy, and lovely postcards of the coastline'

Vallée Blanche: Superb off-piste adventures

The Chamonix ski resort offers off-piste adventures for the intermediate skier. Just make sure you get a guide...

The Complete Guide To: Italy in winter

The leaves are falling, the crowds have gone: what better time to enjoy the cultural riches of the great Italian cities than when you can actually see them?

Five Best: New York hotels on a budget

Bed down in the Big Apple in style, without breaking the bank.

My Life In Travel: Griff Rhys Jones

'I hate tourism – if I arrive at a place organised for tourists I'll turn around'

Five Best: Hotels in print works

Hot off the press: designer accommodation with a twist.

Divine inspiration: Witness the spectacle of Turkey's mystical dervish dancers

For years they could only perform in secret. Now that has changed.

48 Hours In: Palma

Beaches, Miró, warm weather – and the tourists are on their way home. Need any more reasons to visit the Mallorcan capital?
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